TAURUS – Georgia Nichols’ predictions for 2016

Taurus year ahead for 2016

Taurus

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

“I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink – and – I believe in miracles.”

Audrey Hepburn (May 4, 1929 to Jan. 20, 1993)

Does your Past Predict Your Future?

If we look back, we see that around 1991-92 was when real estate negotiations and your home and family life flourished. You felt richer, and family life was happier. Your career and reputation looked strong. In 1993, parties, romance and vacations were fun. Partnerships were blessed in 1994, and in 1995, you benefited from the wealth of others. But in the next three years, you had to give up a lot, which led to a whole new world around 1999. Fortunately, lucky Jupiter entered your sign then, paving the way for new things to come. By 2001, increased earnings were sweet. However, 2004-2006 brought job changes and residential moves that created turmoil in your life. The year 2008 was great for travel, publishing or school; and by 2009, you put your name up in lights! Then you busted your buns in the next three years to get the recognition that you deserved in 2013. Since then, partnerships have been challenging. Fortunately, your optimism held. Last year was good for real estate. You might have moved to more comfortable digs. Family relationships likewise were enriched.

2016

Wealth, Career and Reputation

This year brings a greater emphasis on finances, shared property, taxes, debt and inheritances. Your challenge is the difficulty of getting the support of others. The resources of someone might be cut off. A professional partnership might end. You might find it hard to get a business loan or funding or raise money. This doesn’t mean you cannot earn good money because you can. It simply means that you must rely less on the resources of others and more on yourself. Expect intense encounters with someone over a difference in values. Ideally, you would agree to disagree. But this year, because feisty Mars will oppose your sign for the first seven months, you are easily annoyed with others and will not compromise! Do not assume something is entirely someone else’s fault because until autumn, you simply have a short fuse.

The good news is that despite this lack of support, you are actually moving to a time of harvest. Ever since 2012, you have been out of the gate and moving upward to a career peak that will occur in about five years. So do not be discouraged! Despite difficulties in getting loans and raising money, this is a good year to explore opportunities in show business, the entertainment world and the hospitality industry because doors will open easily.

Love, Partnerships and Friends

Oh wow, this is one of the best years for Taurus for fantastic love affairs and romance! Many will strike up a new romance and enjoy saucy flirtations. Those in existing partnerships will take a lighter approach to things. You will be more playful and want to ‘date’ and go on fun vacations. Your relationships, especially romantic ones, will feel revitalized, friendlier, more joyful. If you can plan a vacation with someone, this is the year to do it because it’s the best year for a vacation that you have had in over a decade! You love cruises because you enjoy fine dining in pleasurable circumstances.

There is one factor to consider with all your relationships this year and it is that fiery Mars will oppose your sign for the first seven months, making you easily annoyed with others. Solution? Be patient. You have to own the fact that your reaction is part of the problem. It doesn’t mean that others aren’t annoying; but it does mean that your ability to deal with these everyday annoyances is strained and challenged. Forewarned is forearmed.

Home and Family

Your challenge this year is that the resources of others are hard to get. This is a bad year to negotiate an inheritance or get a mortgage or a loan for your home. Expect serious discussions with the family about financial matters and jointly-held property. With Mars opposite your sign for the first seven months, you will disagree with your kids or your parents. Just remember is that by September, these hard feelings will lighten up immensely!

The good news is this is the year for a fantastic family vacation! Enjoy social outings, sports events and the arts. The tone of things at home will be happier, lighter and more playful. Your family might expand through marriage, birth or adoption. Your relationship to family members will improve because you’re ready to express yourself more freely. Your crops will be plentiful and the land will flow with milk and honey. Your family will rejoice and a greater bandwidth will bless your modem.

A Sneak Peek Beyond

Your ability to improve your job is fantastic in 2017. (You will be amazed.) In 2018, partnerships will be blessed and you will start to prepare for a career peak in 2021. In 2019, it will be easy to get a loan or a mortgage and benefit from the wealth of others. Money must be coming your way because you are off travelling in 2020! Life is so good! April born Taurus is will be feeling quite defiant at this time. You will insist on carving your own path in society because you no longer feel you have to keep to the straight and narrow that was dictated to you all of your life. The year 2021 is when you will feel proud of your accomplishments. This is also a time when you can put your name up in lights. This is a life-changing time because the endorsement and praise of others inspires you to take a new direction in your life so that you can be all possible things – anything you had dared to dream.

My Taurus Mantra for 2016

“I have the courage to be myself and enjoy life to the limit!”

Mercury Retrograde Dates in 2016

Expect delays, lost items and confused communications! Best to finish things, not begin them. These are poor times to buy cars, trucks, bikes, computers, printers and phones. [Dates below are actual retrograde dates and buffer dates. Why? Mercury slows down before it goes retrograde and then it needs to catch up to where it was at when it first went retrograde. Use buffer times for big purchases like cars.]

* Jan. 5 – 25 (Buffer times:  Jan.1 –  Feb. 14)

* April 28 – May 22 (Buffer times: April 19 – June 8)

* Aug. 30  – Sept. 22 (Buffer times: Aug. 18 –  Oct. 6)

* Dec. 19 –  Jan. 8 (Buffer times: Dec. 11 –  Jan 28)

Lucky Days for Taurus 2016

Jan 17, 18

February 13, 14

March 12, 13

April 8, 9

May 5, 6

June 2, 3, 29, 30

July 26, 27

August 23, 24

September 19, 20

October 16, 17, 18

November 13, 14

December 10, 11

Who Shares My Birthday?

April

20 Toller Cranston 1949

21 Andie MacDowell 1958

22 Jeffrey Dean Morgan 1966

23 John Oliver 1977

24 Aiden Gillen 1968

25 RenÈe Zellweger 1969

26 Jemima Kirke 1985

27 William Moseley 1987

28 Terry Pratchett 1948

29 Rod McKuen 1933

30 Sam Heughan 1980

May

1 Jamie Dornan 1982

2 Donatella Versace 1955

3 Kristin Lehman 1972

4 Robin Cook 1940

5 Adele 1988

6 Adrianne Palicki 1983

7 Bruno Gerussi 1928

8 Stephen Arnell 1981

9 Rosario Dawson 1979

10 Bono 1960

11 Irving Berlin 1888

12 Malin Akerman 1978

13 Lena Dunham 1986

14 Sofia Coppola 1971

15 Andy Murray 1987

16 Thomas Brodie-Sangster 1990

17 Nikki Reed 1988

18 Tina Fey 1970

19 Sam Smith 1992

20 Timothy Olyphant 1968

 

 

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